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Christine Brooks-Cappadocia | Director of Continuing Professional Education in the School of Continuing Studies, York University

Current Position and Past Experience
Christine Brooks-Cappadocia is currently Director of Continuing Professional Education in the School of Continuing Studies at York University. She has led the York University School of Continuing Studies Continuing Professional Education team since 2017. With the launch of several new programs which help graduates and mid-career professionals thrive in emerging fields, the School’s Continuing Professional Education division is considered among the most innovative in the country.

Prior to serving as the Director, Continuing Professional Education, Christine had served as the School’s Director, Marketing & Enrolment Management. Over a career focused on applying entrepreneurial approaches to causes which benefit society, the highlights include supporting the launch of the York University School of Continuing Studies, launching a foundation to support at-risk youth, the development of the communications department for St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation Hamilton and the management of a high-profile event featuring former US President Bill Clinton and former Ontario Premier Bob Rae.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Brooks-Cappadocia is currently pursuing master’s in Management Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Queen’s University.

She has been privileged to serve in several governance roles in non-profit organizations including President and Founding Board Member of the International Association of Business Communicators’ Golden Horseshoe chapter, Vice-President of Community Arts Ontario, and Founding Board Member of the Coalition of Ontario Voluntary Organizations.

Christine has earned awards for marketing from the CAUCE, UPCEA, the Association of Healthcare Philanthropists, the International Business Communicators and LERN.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
Christine enjoys travel, concerts, and long walks through the woods with her beloved dog.

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